St. Andrew's cross
a cross composed of four diagonal arms of equal length; saltire. See illus. under cross.
Pronunciation: (an'drOOz-krôs', -kros'), [key]
a low evergreen shrub, Ascyrum hypericoides, native to temperate and subtropical America, having flowers in clusters of three: often cultivated.
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